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How to Convert MTS to ProRes for Final Cut Pro on Mac (Mountain Lion)

As we know, Final Cut Pro and iMovie are two great video editing appls for Mac users to edit camcorder videos on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion). However, FCP and iMovie supported video formats are limited to MP4, MOV, M4V and DV. If you have some camcorder MTS files and want to edit them in FCP or iMovie, then you're definitely right being here.

According to Apple, ProRes encoded MOV videos are highly compatible with Apple software. That means you can convert MTS to ProRes MOV so that you can import MTS to Final Cut Pro for editing without any hassles. Here Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is recommended as an ideal Mac MTS to ProRes conversion program to convert MTS video files to Apple ProRes with fast conversion speed and high output video quality. In addition to ProRes, it can also convert MTS and other regular video formats to MP4, MOV, WMV, MKV, FLV, AVI, 3GP, VOB and more. Just download this Mac converting software and follow the tips to convert camcorder MTS video to ProRes files on Mac (Mountain Lion).

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How to convert MTS files to ProRes encoded videos for Final Cut Pro

Add MTS files

First, transfer your camcorder MTS files to your Mac through USB. Then launch the program and click File > Load Media Files to add the MTS video files for conversion. Or directly drag the videos you want to convert to the item bar. Note that batch conversion is well supported so you can add many files to convert at a time. All the added video files will be listed as below and you're free to preview them, take snapshots, choose subtitles, etc. as you like.

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Choose ProRes as the output video format

Now click the format list at the bottom: click Editing and choose ProRes as the output format. As you see, several ProRes formats are listed: ProRes, ProRes HQ, ProRes LT, ProRes Proxy and ProRes 4444. To edit your MTS videos in Final Cut Pro, you can also directly select Final Cut Pro as the output format to get videos with optimized settings to fit the video editing app.

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Start the conversion

When all the settings are done, click the Convert button to start converting your MTS files to ProRes or Final Cut Pro. Thanks to the leading acceleration technology, now the video conversion speed can be up to 30X faster. The progress bar will show you the remaining time. When the conversion completes, you can get the converted video files from the destination folder and import them to Final Cut Pro for editing without any hassles.

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Matt Drury
You weren't kidding about the acceleration technology, this is by far the fastest way to convert mts to prores I have ever seen! Can you go into any more details about the technology or what makes it so fast? This program blows away the competition.
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